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Assumption School celebrates 100 years

Three days of festivities mark Bellingham school’s birthday BELLINGHAMBy Armando Machado Assumption School is marking its 100th anniversary with a proclamation by Bellingham’s mayor and three days of festivities that include a Sept. 21 Mass celebrated by Archbishop J. Peter Sartain.

Parish to screen St. Augustine movie

St. Nicholas Parish in Gig Harbor (3510 Rosedale St) will hold eight screening of the 2012 film Restless Heart, about the life of St. Augustine, on Sunday and Monday evenings in September and October.

Tukwila parish celebrates milestone, diversity

TUKWILABy Savio Pham Members of Saint Thomas Parish in Tukwila and nearby Our Lady of Lourdes Parish in Seattle joined efforts to host an outdoor Mass and cultural festival Sept. 7.

St. Vincent de Paul names new leader

TACOMABy Terry McGuire Charlie D. Thompson has been named executive director of the Tacoma/Pierce County Council of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul. He comes to Tacoma after serving nearly six years as executive director of the Society’s council in South Bend, Ind.

Bishops: Pray for peace Saturday, Sept. 7

Archbishop J. Peter Sartain and Auxiliary Bishop Eusebio Elizondo asked Catholics in the Archdiocese of Seattle Wednesday to “take to heart” Pope Francis’ call for a day of prayer and fasting on Saturday, Sept. 7, for peace in Syria, the Middle East and the world.

Local woman begins lay consecrated life

TOLEDOBy Jennifer Sokol For Renee Fox, the journey to her new vocation began three years ago following the death of her parents and grandparents, for whom she was the caregiver.

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